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RØDE VideoMic NTG Hybrid Analog USB Shotgun Microphone; More Info at B&H

NEW YORKNov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Are you looking for one shotgun mic to handle it all—everything from run-and-gun filmmaking to recording voice-overs or podcasts over USB? If so, you ought to check out the RØDE VideoMic NTG. This mic ports over exciting new tech from the NTG5 to the VideoMic series, resulting in a whole a bunch of features every sound recordist can appreciate. Mount it on your DSLR and record highly directional audio right to your camera’s phone jack, or plug it into your computer over USB to capture audio at 24-bit/48 kHz while monitoring through the 3.5mm output. However you go about recording, you’ll get a natural sound to suit any production.

Indeed, this is a microphone that excels in sonic quality, whether held atop a boompole, mounted on your camera, or put in front of your face during a podcast. This mic inherits its acoustical design from the pro-level NTG5, giving you a highly directional pickup pattern, a flat frequency response between 35 Hz and 18 kHz, and a natural-sounding off axis pick up.

Rode VideoMic NTG Hybrid Analog/USB Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone

Rode VideoMic NTG Highlights

  • Vlogger, Run & Gun, Voiceover, Podcaster
  • For Cameras, Mobile Devices & Computers
  • 30-Hour USB Rechargeable Battery
  • Variable Gain, Pad, Roll-Off & HF Boost
  • USB Out or 3.5mm Out with Safety Channel
  • Power Switch with LED and Auto On/Off
  • Peak Warning LED
  • Windscreen Reduces Wind Noise
  • Includes Shoe/Pole Shockmount

This mic has all the features you’ve come to expect from the RØDE VideoMic series, including a two-position high-pass filter, and a selectable high-end boost, a 20-dB pad, and the ability record a safety track of audio to two-channel camera preamps.

However, the VideoMic NTG goes beyond previous offerings in several key ways. Instead of a three-position gain-switch, the mic offers a continuously variable control; this lets you select any gain between mic level and headphone level. The VideoMic NTG also provides an auto-sensor to determine whether you’ve plugged into a smartphone or a camera automatically, handling the connection so you don’t have to. You’ll also note the built-in rechargeable battery, which lasts up to 30 hours at a time.

Perhaps, most importantly, you’ll see the USB port and wonder, is this a USB mic?

Wonder not, good people—it sure is: plug the microphone into your computer over USB and you can record 24-bit/48 kHz audio directly, using the knob to set the levels, and monitoring the output over the 3.5mm jack. Now you need not worry about a preamp when overdubbing ADR. You can plug right into your computer instead.

If this sounds enticing to you, come by our SuperStore, or visit us online, to check one out today.

About B&H Photo Video

As the world’s largest source of photography, video, and audio equipment, as well as computers, drones, and home and portable entertainment, B&H is known worldwide for its attentive, knowledgeable sales force and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. B&H has been satisfying customers worldwide for 40 years.

Visitors to the website can access a variety of educational videos and enlightening articles. The B and H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in-house specialists. You can view the B&H Event Space presentations from many of the world’s foremost experts and interviews with some of technology’s most dynamic characters. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel here. In addition to videos, the B&H Explora blog presents new product announcements, gear reviews, helpful guides, and tech news written by product experts and industry professionals.

When you’re in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photo SuperStore, located at 420 Ninth Avenue. The techno-carousel spins all year round at the counters and kiosks at B&H. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest gear.

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